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Obediah White's Property Deed
McMinn County, Tennessee, 7 March 1834

State of Tennessee

McMinn County

[The following deed was transcribed and typed from a photocopy of the original by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge, great-great-great-granddaughter of Obediah White, with spelling and punctuation in tact. Do not copy and upload this on other websites or blogs of any kind, attach any pages to family trees, or print in publications. See copyright notice below.]

Benj. Hambright Register
By his Deputy Saml. Workman

James Larison?
Thomas Vicars &
David Moore
To} deed Conveyance
Obediah White, 37 A 129 poles

This indenture made this seventh day of March one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four between James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore of the County of McMinn and State of Tennessee of the one part and Obediah White of the County and State aforesaid [---?], that the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars in hand for the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged has granted bargained and sold aliened conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien convey and confirm unto the said Obediah White his heirs and assigns forever all that tract of parcel of Land Lying and being in the County of McMinn beginning in a lane at a ___ ___? stake forty poles from the Northwest Corner of south East quarter of section second township Range Second ___? west of the meridian line recessing East one hundred and forty nine poles to a sweet gum then South twenty-two degrees east six poles to a white oak then North forty degrees East twelve poles to a hickory then South thirty-Eight poles to a stake then west one hundred and sixty poles to a stake then North Thirty-eight poles to the beginning containing thirty seven acres and 124 poles a apportenance and all the Estate and interest property and claim of them the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore of in and to the same to have and to hold the Lands hereby conveyed with all and singular the premises and very part and parcel thereof with the apportenances unto the said Obediah White his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore for their heirs executors administrators doth covenant and promise and agree to and with the said Obediah White his heirs executors and assigns by these presents that the premises before mentioned now are and forever hereafter shall remain free from all former and other gifts grants bargains sales changes and incumbrances whatever done or surffered to be done by the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore and the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore their heirs Executors administrators and all singular the premises hereby bargained and sold with apportenances unto said Obediah White his heirs and assigns against the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore and their heirs and all and any other person or persons, whatsoever doth and will warrant and forever defend by these presents in witness whereof the said James Larrison? Thomas Vicars and David Moore have hereunto set our hands and afixed our seals day and date above written signed sealed and delivered in presence of us.
Joab Hill
Jno. Moss.
James Larrison? (seal)
Thomas Vicars (seal)
David More (seal)

State of Tennessee
McMinn County
Personally appeared before me Archibald R. Turk Clerk the County Court for the County and State aforesaid James Larison?, Thomas Vicars, and David More the within named grantors with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they signed the same on the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.
Given under my hand at office in Athens this 7th day of March 1834.
A. R. Turk clerk
By his Deputy Saml. Workman
State of Tennessee
McMinn County
May 20th 1834 -- then was the foregoing deed of Conveyance and clerks certificate registered in my office Book C page 195 & 196 --
Benj. Hambright Lt. Register

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